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Intel Working On 12 Core CPU To Counter Ryzen

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Allegedly, Intel are working on a 12 core 24 thread CPU in an attempt to counter the Ryzen processor lineup from AMD. But will the specs stand up?

This will be a Skylake X processor.

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It's not news, it's speculation.  The original source says Intel *could* do this, not that they *are*.  I want to see such a chip as much as the next guy, but not at Intel prices.  

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Depends... if AMD are now a true competitor, Intel may be forced to lower prices. 

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4 hours ago, martin-w said:

Depends... if AMD are now a true competitor, Intel may be forced to lower prices. 

Intel doesn't lower prices.  They give rebates to their partners and put pressure on them to buy a certain number of product (thus effectively preventing them from buying from the competition).  

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